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Connecticut School Shooting

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PHOTOS: Santa Barbara Shooter's Father Meets Victim's Father

UpdatePosted 06/17/2014 02:00PM

Father of Santa Barbara Shooter Meets with Victim's Father

Originally posted 06/02/2014 02:30PM

A series of photos have been released from a private June 1 meeting between two fathers whose children died in a mass shooting at the University of California, Santa Barbara, last month.

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Seattle Student Who Took Down Campus Shooter Called a Hero

Seattle Student Who Subdued Campus Shooter with Pepper Spray Hailed as Hero

Originally posted 06/06/2014 11:40AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr A senior engineering student who was a building monitor at Seattle Pacific University is being called a hero in the aftermath of a school shooting Thursday that left one dead and three injured.

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Heroes Among Us: Sandy Hook Teacher Starts a Charity About Kindness

Heroes Among Us

Sandy Hook Hero Teacher Helps Classrooms Nationwide While Teaching Kids Kindness

Originally posted 05/29/2014 03:30PM

First grade teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis knew she had to act fast the moment she heard gunfire outside her classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut, in December of 2012. In a matter of seconds, she closed the door, turned off the lights and packed 15 first graders into the tiny bathroom in their classroom.

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Sandy Hook Victim's Father Pens Letter to Dad of Student Killed in UCSB Massacre

Sandy Hook Victim's Father Pens Open Letter to Dad of Student Killed in Santa Barbara Massacre

Originally posted 05/28/2014 06:45PM

As families try to make sense of the deaths of their children from a man who went on a shooting and stabbing rampage in Santa Barbara, one Sandy Hook father wants them to know they are not alone.

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4 Killed in Fort Hood Shooting, Gunman Dead, 16 Injured

UpdatePosted 04/03/2014 06:05AM

4 Killed in Fort Hood Shooting, Gunman Dead, 16 Injured

Originally posted 04/02/2014 09:45PM

All-clear sirens have sounded at Fort Hood as the lockdown was lifted hours after a deadly shooting at the Texas Army post.

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Man Accused of Shooting Moviegoer for Texting Sent Text to Son Minutes Before

UpdatePosted 03/15/2014 02:45PM

Florida Man Accused of Shooting Moviegoer for Texting Sent Text to Son Minutes Before

Originally posted 03/14/2014 11:45AM

A former police officer accused of killing a man in a movie theater during a dispute over texting had used his own phone to send a message to his son minutes before the shooting, according to documents released Thursday by Florida prosecutors.

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Sandy Hook Killer Would Have 'Killed Me in a Heartbeat,' Says His Own Father

UpdatePosted 03/10/2014 11:30AM

Sandy Hook Killer Adam Lanza Would Have 'Killed Me in a Heartbeat,' Says His Father

Originally posted 03/10/2014 08:50AM

In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did – an act that "couldn't get any more evil" – and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.

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Teen Wounded in Colorado School Shooting Has Died

Teen Wounded in Colorado School Shooting Has Died

Originally posted 12/21/2013 08:45PM

A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said in a statement.

Claire Davis, 17, was in critical condition after being shot at point-blank range at Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13. Friends and well-wishers had posted prayers online and raised money to help pay for her medical care.

"It is with heavy hearts that we share that at 4:29 p.m. this afternoon, Claire Davis passed away, with her family at her side," the statement from Littleton Adventist Hospital.

"Despite the best efforts of our physicians and nursing staff, and Claire's fighting spirit, her injuries were too severe and the most advanced medical treatments could not prevent this tragic loss of life. Claire's death is immensely heartbreaking for our entire community, our staff and our families."

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Colorado School Shooting: Alleged Gunman Dead, Student Injured

UpdatePosted 12/13/2013 04:15PM

Colorado School Shooting: Alleged Gunman Dead, Student Injured

Originally posted 12/13/2013 03:45PM

A student was critically injured Friday after a gunman opened fire at a high school in suburban Denver, Colo., before apparently killing himself.

Authorities say that the suspect, who's been identified as 18-year-old Karl Pierson, was a student at the school, Arapahoe High School, which is located in Centennial. He had reportedly sought to confront a teacher.

The victim, a 15-year-old female student, remains in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound. The victim's identity has not been released.

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Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn Down

Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn Down

Originally posted 10/07/2013 09:20AM

Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of last year's school massacre.

The unofficial results Saturday were 4,504 for the grant offer and 558 against. The vote was essentially a formality since a task force of Newtown officials decided in May in favor of a plan to tear down the school and build a new one. Sandy Hook students have been attending classes at a school in neighboring Monroe.

State lawmakers had set aside the money to help the town build a new school to replace the one where a gunman killed 26 people last December.

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